(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

Maryland runs over Dukes

The Terps open in impressive fashion, as C.J. Brown runs for three touchdowns to set the tone at home.

Redskins roster cut to size

Three undrafted college free agents make the team’s final 53-man roster, including some surprises.

Strasburg on the hill tonight

Jose Lobaton will catch Stephen Strasburg, who will face the team that could have drafted him if things had gone differently back in 2008.

OXFORD, MS. - August 24:   John Powell, Ole Miss Football Chaplain and Fellowship of Christian athletes staff member, leads a  worship service for the Fellowship of Christian athletes in the football meeting room at the Manning Center on August 24,  2014 in Oxford, MS.  (Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

An unholy alliance?

In South, college football and religion are conjoined in a way that is natural for some, and rather uncomfortable for others.

Happy times for Novak Djokovic

Happy times for Novak Djokovic

Newly married and expecting his first child, Novak Djokovic’s strong play through the Open’s first week reflects his happiness in his personal life.

Lobaton, Strasburg paired again

Lobaton, Strasburg paired again

Has Jose Lobaton become Stephen Strasburg’s personal catcher? Matt Williams says it’s a coincidence.

Melee mars Carroll’s win over Eastern

Melee mars Carroll’s win over Eastern

FOOTBALL | The Lions take a 36-20 home victory, but the game is truncated late in the third quarter following a post-onside-kick fight.

Discuss: Nats-Mariners

Discuss: Nats-Mariners

The Nationals will try to build off their thumping of Felix Hernandez behind Stephen Strasburg.

Jordan Westerkamp scoffs at your non-behind-the-back catches

Jordan Westerkamp scoffs at your non-behind-the-back catches

The Nebraska wide receiver offers an early grab-of-the-year candidate.

Maryland runs over Dukes

Maryland runs over Dukes

The Terps open in impressive fashion, as C.J. Brown runs for three touchdowns to set the tone at home.

Cavs fall, but give Bruins a scare

Cavs fall, but give Bruins a scare

Reserve quarterback Matt Johns rallies Virginia from an early deficit but No. 7 UCLA holds on for 28-20 win in Charlottesville.

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Navy had its chances and had quite a chance

Navy had its chances and had quite a chance

A handful of costly mistakes cost the Midshipmen in their season opener against fifth-ranked Ohio State.

Redskins roster cut to size

Redskins roster cut to size

Three undrafted college free agents make the team’s final 53-man roster, including some surprises.

Do not attempt to tackle Russell Hansbrough. You will only look bad.

Do not attempt to tackle Russell Hansbrough. You will only look bad.

The Missouri running back proves far too elusive for South Dakota State on a touchdown run.

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2014 U.S. Open Championships

2014 U.S. Open Championships

Men’s and women’s tennis action at the U.S. Open in New York.

After being cut, what’s next for Sam?

After being cut, what’s next for Sam?

After St. Louis cut Michael Sam, speculation begins on whether another team will claim him or if he ends up on the Rams’ practice squad.

Cavaliers run past the Crusaders

Cavaliers run past the Crusaders

FOOTBALL | Quarterback Evan Fochtman helps Spalding grind out a win over Riverdale Baptist, which was coming off a perfect season.

Wimbledon women’s champ loses

Wimbledon women’s champ loses

Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia upsets No. 3 seed Petra Kvitova, 6-4, 6-4, in third-round match.

Strasburg on the hill tonight

Strasburg on the hill tonight

Jose Lobaton will catch Stephen Strasburg, who will face the team that could have drafted him if things had gone differently back in 2008.

Youngtown State unveils the ‘Butt Punt’

Youngtown State unveils the ‘Butt Punt’

And lo, it was glorious.

Redskins set final roster

Redskins set final roster

Offensive lineman Maurice Hurt was one of the last cuts; wide receiver Leonard Hankerson and defensive end Stephen Bowen go on the PUP list.

Sam probably will find work soon after being cut by Rams

Sam probably will find work soon after being cut by Rams

The defensive end failed to make the Rams’ season-opening roster but he probably will have an NFL job soon, whether it’s on another team’s roster or back in St. Louis on the practice squad.

Mids fall to No. 5 Buckeyes, 34-17

Mids fall to No. 5 Buckeyes, 34-17

Despite gaining 370 yards on the ground, Navy can’t stay with Ohio State and its freshman quarterback.

Little girl finds Oklahoma State mascot understandably upsetting

Little girl finds Oklahoma State mascot understandably upsetting

The charms of “Pistol Pete” are not for everyone, or at least every age, it would seem.

ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ featured beer, guns and Stone Cold Steve Austin

ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ featured beer, guns and Stone Cold Steve Austin

And, of course, Lee Corso involved with all of the above.

Discuss Terps vs. James Madison

Discuss Terps vs. James Madison

Share your thoughts on the Terps’ 2014 football season opener.

Meriweather suspension upheld

Meriweather suspension upheld

Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather will indeed serve his two-game suspension for an illegal hit to the head of Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, the NFL announced Saturday afternoon.

Maryland game day link roundup: Terps face James Madison

Maryland game day link roundup: Terps face James Madison

A look back at the week leading up to James Madison.

Virginia makes QB change in loss to UCLA

Virginia makes QB change in loss to UCLA

Matt Johns replaces Greyson Lambert and rallies Cavs, but Bruins go on to win, 28-20..

Wizards given new NBA D-League affiliate

Wizards given new NBA D-League affiliate

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants will replace the Iowa Energy after Iowa entered an exclusive partnership with the Memphis Grizzlies

Pre-game parachutist misses Dublin stadium, lands on train tracks

Pre-game parachutist misses Dublin stadium, lands on train tracks

He was representing Central Florida, which should have known right then that its game against Penn State wouldn’t go well.

No time for United to let up

No time for United to let up

D.C., playing its fifth match in 15 days, could use a win at home vs. New York before a tough stretch of road games.

Kyle Orton reportedly set to join the Bills

Kyle Orton reportedly set to join the Bills

Could the veteran quarterback, who moped his way off the Cowboys, become EJ Manuel’s replacement in Buffalo?

Redskins stick with PK Forbath; cut Hocker

Redskins stick with PK Forbath; cut Hocker

Redskins’ kicking competition went down to wire, with seventh-round pick’s final miss costing him the job.

Skins cut familiar faces

Skins cut familiar faces

Defensive backs Phillip Thomas and Chase Minnifield, linebacker Everette Brown, kicker Zach Hocker and backs Evan Royster, Lache Seastrunk and Chris Thompson among those released.

Redskins cut RBs Royster, Thompson, Seastrunk

Redskins cut RBs Royster, Thompson, Seastrunk

The Washington Redskins resumed roster cuts on Saturday morning, releasing running backs Evan Royster, Lache Seastrunk and Chris Thompson.

Don’t buy into Mike Fiers, Russell Martin or Ian Kennedy

Don’t buy into Mike Fiers, Russell Martin or Ian Kennedy

HVaC scoring system lets you know who to start this week in head-to-head fantasy baseball leagues.

Drew Smyly and Marcell Ozuna are primed for big week

Drew Smyly and Marcell Ozuna are primed for big week

HVaC scoring system lets you know who to start this week in head-to-head fantasy baseball leagues.

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Gwynn Park hosts Suitland and Northwestern in 3 team scrimmage

Gwynn Park hosts Suitland and Northwestern in 3 team scrimmage

The Suitland Rams, Gwynn Park Yellow Jackets and Northwestern Wildcats participated in a final tune up before the start of the 2014 - 2015 Football season.

Maryland vs. James Madison preview

Maryland vs. James Madison preview

With plenty of new faces, James Madison will be a unique challenge for Terps.

Rendon is the Nats’ MVP

Rendon is the Nats’ MVP

No player has meant more the Nationals, or played better, than Anthony Rendon.

For a night, the Nats are king

For a night, the Nats are king

Washington equals a franchise mark with six home runs — four off of ace Felix Hernandez — to snap a three-game skid.

Oakton kicks aside Woodson

Oakton kicks aside Woodson

FOOTBALL | Nick Delgado, a transfer from Gonzaga, kicks six field goals to boost the Cougars to a 25-22 OT win.

Michael Sam is oh-so-close to the finish line

Michael Sam is oh-so-close to the finish line

The Rams have just five more mandatory cuts to make by Saturday afternoon, and would-be history-making rookie will be sweating it out.

Family-first approach lifts Panthers over the Titans

Family-first approach lifts Panthers over the Titans

FOOTBALL | Potomac Falls sticks together on a late defensive stop on a fourth-and-two play in a 10-6 win over Sterling rival Dominion.

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Good Counsel blows past Wilson, 49-13

Good Counsel blows past Wilson, 49-13

No. 12 Falcons open the season with a blowout win against the Tigers.

Castillo, Falcons roll in opener

Castillo, Falcons roll in opener

FOOTBALL | Playing its first non-nationally televised season opener in three seasons, No. 12 Good Counsel cruises to an impressive win at Wilson.

Watch Nik Stauskas drain 15 straight 3-pointers

Watch Nik Stauskas drain 15 straight 3-pointers

The Kings rookie posts an impressive shooting display to YouTube.

Jewett to manage against Nats

Jewett to manage against Nats

The Nationals will see their former coach Trent Jewett in the opposite dugout.

Discuss: Nats-Mariners

Discuss: Nats-Mariners

Jordan Zimmermann will face Felix Hernandez as the Nationals try to end a three-game skid.